Who ‘Sri Krishna’ Walks With, Whose Nails Reflect ‘Tricolor’ Before Race: Meet India’s ‘Silver’ Priyanka Goswami in 10000m Walk
India’s Priyanka Goswami won a silver medal in the 10000m race at the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Saturday (6 August 2022). He covered this distance in 49 minutes and 38 seconds.
With this victory, India secured its third medal in track and field. Earlier Murali Sreesankar won silver in long jump and Tejaswin Shankar bronze in high jump.
A small statue of Krishna always accompanies Priyanka Goswami when she takes the stage. Birmingham is no different.
— Sportstar (@sportstarweb) August 6, 2022
Let us tell you that Priyanka, who represented India at the Tokyo Olympics, took the fastest lead in the first leg of the race walk. She stopped first after 4 km. But after this Australia’s Jemima Montague and Kenya’s Emily Wamusi Ng advanced.
Priyanka after 8 km Despite finishing third, she picked up the pace in the last two minutes to finish second. By winning the silver medal in this event, she became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal in this event.
Priyanka said after the win that she painted her nails in the color of the tricolor in the competition she was going to. After today’s win he says, “I have a Krishna and I take him with me in every match. Today he has brought me good luck.
Before Priyanka, only Harminder Singh had won bronze in the race walk during the 2010 Commonwealth Games. This time Priyanka Goswami won and created history. Only Jemima Montague was ahead of him in this event. He completed the race walk in 42 minutes and won gold.